Sometimes the simplest advice is the hardest to take. I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “self-parenting” before, and while the concept makes sense at first blush, learning to parent yourself is often a lifelong journey. To make it a...
Photos by Colleen Eversman at 2ndtruth Photography My mornings used to look like this: wake up, put running shoes on, run six miles. It was so ritualistic, sometimes I felt like I would wake up around mile two. Even in the...
Stop a bad day in its tracks with Dr. Anna’s Better Bad Day’s e-course.Learn more here. If perfectionism is something that has accompanied you throughout your life, you two likely have a love-hate relationship. Sometimes you deeply resent this...
Photo by Lieselotte De Bie on Unsplash I don’t remember how it felt to kick and scream as a kid. I don’t remember how it felt to wail, to want something so unreasonably badly that the gut-yearning made my fists clench into white...
As previously seen on Wit & Delight Editor’s Note: It’s been (and continues to be) a long week. For anyone looking for a little calm in their mornings in the days and weeks and months to come, we wanted to...
Photo by Anne Nygård on Unsplash I spent a lot of my thirty-first year on earth crying about my skin. Yes, you’re reading that right: thirty-one, not thirteen, seventeen, or even twenty, when skin woes are presumed to be more...
Not a morning person. May as well put that in my obituary. I’d rather take a 10 p.m. yoga class and midnight meeting than do anything in the a.m. I’ve insisted this for, well, ever. But turns out jobs...
As I’ve gotten older, I have learned the virtues of pausing before reacting, especially when I’m stressed or upset. (Oh, how I wish it was easier to remember this in the moment!) I’ve realized that the secret behind “the...
How are you feeling today? No, really. I’m asking in all seriousness.You could answer truthfully (perhaps that’s unlikely), or give me a classic “Fine, thanks.” Regardless, I won’t make you respond…yet. I will, however, tell you how I’m feeling...
Writer’s Note: Please note that the word “women” in this article is intended to be inclusive of anyone who identifies as a woman, including transgender, gender-fluid, and non-binary individuals. I’m going to write a little story I’m uncomfortable telling. Because all good...
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